A cinematic journey about the current international bee crisis and what it means for our food security. This film explains the problems of modern large scale agriculture and offers ideas on how it can be improved, illustrated through the migratory pollinators that are a vital cornerstone of our entire food system.Read more
The big companies would have us believe that we can save the world just by buying the right stuff in our own homes. In this film, greenwashing experts explore how we can fight back against the dangerous lies of big business.Read more
The Casamance region in the South of Senegal is one of the last areas of traditional fishing in West Africa, and crucial to the food safety of many African countries. But the challenges of industrial fishing companies and harsh working conditions are putting the region in danger of collapse.Read more
This film is a call-to-action documentary about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide towards extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in nature.Read more
Setting the Bar uncovers a new era of sustainable chocolate trade: one that protects livelihoods, supports environmental sustainability, educates consumers to make better choices, and also creates award-winning chocolate bars! Share in the passion and excitement of the chocolate makers as they travel into the unknown.Read more
From vine to vintage, this film tells the story of California wine country’s unsung heroes over the course of one of the most dramatic harvests in history. Vineyard workers and small producers struggle with unpredictable weather conditions and the US-Mexico border conflict.
Throughout the Festival we showcase an array of new, International short films.
Here's the A-Z of shorts screened at the Green Film Fest 2018.
A transportation of seeds between the Arctic and Lebanon unfolds a complex matrix of people and plant lives between two distant spots of the earth.Read more
A food cooperative in the heart of Brooklyn is challenging both traditional capitalism and the basis of food production and distribution.Read more
Exploring carbon 'draw down' as a viable solution for reversing the effects of runaway global warming - while growing soil, our most precious resource.Read more